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Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
being allowed in because the city determined high temperatures and low humidity make any activities here too dangerous. it has schools taking precautions and shades are up, teachers encouraging students to drink lots of water. the principle principal cancelled activities such as soccer during recess. and there are water fountains are a popular attraction. >> i was thinking hopefully, it's open. it's very, very, so hot today. >> the forecast calls forts to drop the ranger just told me the park will remain closed through tomorrow. >> and to get relief from the heat crowds are flocking to the beach. check out baker beach. there are people there bravely getting into the water. it's quite cold. and there is a san francisco man arrested for kidnapping a 9-year-old girl is now facing new charges. >> this 25-year-old accused in a second incident this one in daily city. and according to prosecutors he hid in a bathroom and took inappropriate photos of 9-year-old girls by reaching underneath the stall. is he in jail for groping another 9-year-old and carrying her off campus. investigators say
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00pm PDT
during the mayhem that followed sunday night's giants viblgtry. the city promising to do everything it can. we're learning a man was badly beaten during the rioting. police say he was attacked by five men that remain at large. >> up to a million people are expected at tomorrow's parade, celebrating the champion giants. >> what you see is the stage being set here for the trophy ceremony after the parade. the entire thing is quite an undertaking. billy philadelphia is ready for his close up. he'll play caliope to entertain crowds at tomorrow's parade. riordan is getting in a last minute rehearsal. the only marching band performed during the parade in 2010, called on again with one million fans expected to jam san francisco market street, the floats need to be fantastic. the race is on to get eight, maybe 10, ready to roll. with less than 48 hours notice to drape sheeting it's been crazy for workers. have no doubt it will. >> mayor ed lee introduced the city team awe here, he says to make sure the event is a family friendly celebration. live in san francisco city hall, abc 7 news. >> b
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
oakland city officials insist the spike in violence will not be tolerated. they pleaded for witnesses to come forward anonymously and help police. five people were killed in oakland over an 18 hour period this week. >> and bart trains running on time this afternoon after a maintenance train and and and again, the trains are running on time this afternoon. >> more west nile virus news that is not good. there are five more birds and a chicken tested positive in five cities. the cities are discovery bay, brentwood, pleasant hill and walnut creek, vector control says the stifeling heat brings an increase in the mosquitoes that spread the virus. >> two people have tested positive this year. >> and there is a class action suit claims the fee is a tax and should require a two thirds vote from the legislature, governor brown calls it a fee to help with the budget deficit. >> and a group of people in the south bay is urging google to remove a video clip from you tube related to a film that is sparking violence around the globe. >> happening now in sharp contrast to violent protests around the wor
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 4:00pm PDT
same weekend? it's time to strategize how to get around the city in two days. allen has been a cabby to years. >> you want to avoid embarcadero. >> one of two lanes will be closed to cars. only bicycles and emergency vehicles will be allowed and fleet week and along the embarcadero and along the marina green. it's an opportunity to makeup to $1,000 a day for working 12 hours. >> we're crossing our fingers to go home with a nice vacation to tahiti at the end of the weekend. >> the giants play this week. there are special taxi zones near the ballpark. with other events like hardly strictly glue grass festival the drivers will try to cross the city using streets like golden gate, fell, and oak, and you should, too. >> the strategy to keep moving. i don't line up in hotels and just wait for fares. >> that worries michael whose job sit to find taxies for guests at the st. francis hotel. >> tomorrow won't be like this, i'll be out there in the street. and one will come around, five minutes later another will come around. >> patience is perhaps the best virtue to have this weekend. >>
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm PDT
francisco city hall, the board of supervisors meeting to decide the fate of ross mirkarimi. >> you're looking at a live picture from our cell 7 camera. hundreds have turned out to be a -- for a public comment session. >> supporters held a rally on the front steps of city hall. the boardq is expected to decide whether to up hol,m the edgics commission recommendation to remove him from the job, supporters say it was politically motivated. >> i realized this was a tacticÑi amongo othersb includig a suspension without pay that became a weapon to try to break>ok our spirits so we'd wak away fromxdxd being sheriff. >> and now, a abc 7 news reporter vick slee at city skmaul will bring updates as soon as they become available. >> president obama is in ohio fresh off a fund raising trip to san francisco, urging students at ohiolp statenot university to get out the vote directing them to buses to give them rides to early voting locj9s. today is the deadline to register to vote in ohio. there is a poll showing the president's lead narrowing in key states. he holds a 51 to 40% among likely voter
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 4:00pm PDT
whether it's on the short list of cities cities to host the upcoming super bowl. the city put in a bid to host in 2016 or 2017 at the new stadium in santa clara. both 49er and city leaders say san francisco would be the center of the event. if they make the first round it has to submit a plan by early may. >> this thursday is 49ers game day. here on abc 7. 4:49 jerry rice and brent jones will join us as abc 7 news presents the pregame show. and... after that, jerry and brent going to stick around for "after the game". >> we have breaking news in west oakland. police surrounded a homicide suspect holed up inside of a home there. >> this is at 21st street just south of a high school. >> let's go live to laura anthony right now at the scene. laura? >> i'm at 21 and silver. this is still an active and dangerous situation. all activity happening just down the street from where i'm standing. let's show you video we have from both on the ground and sky 7 hd. taken just minutes ago. the s.w.a.t. team had a vehicle parked in front of the house with guns drawn. they tried to make communication w
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
it would mean the world to me. >> she is offering contents of her piggy bank as a reward. the city councilman and firefighters are helping out together putting up $6,000 for nico's safe return. >> and there is the oakland police department using an anonymous tipping system enables a user to send information without using their names. and officers hope it will tell people about suspects. >> now a drill happening in the bay area part of fleet week. >> happening now, pleet week has landed and steamed into the bay area. the i military showed off ability to respond a natural disaster or terrorist attack with mobile units, civil health professionals from san francisco came to moffett field for a chance to check out what the military can do. it's a part of fleet week. and treated and released thees landed along the shores of lake mers dwrod pick up passengers. the choppers all about kaefring heavy loads of personnel or gear. that is a story for this navy craft landing on ocean beach, carrying heavy equipment that could help san francisco recover after an earthquake or tsunami. and at moffett field a
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
looking at ocean beach, temperatures climbed into the 80s, some cities including santa rosa are seeing triple digit temperatures now there is the hottest day of the year in san francisco so far. and we're live in oakland there is also a lot like summer out there. >> this is hotter, now, the east bay had highest temperatures in antioch and livermore as expected were hottest places. i know because we're there this morning and this afternoon. and there is today, october 1. fall should be inching here but instead, everywhere you went looks and felt very much like a hot summer day. that is the lake in oakland that had a fair amount of people at the beach cooling off today. it was hot in mid-80s but not as hot as it was in walnut creek. we found people dressed for weather and enjoying picnics during lunch hour, antioch very hot z we had no trouble finding people deciding to launch boats one more time or enjoy water sports on the delta. this is where people wanted to be outside, enjoying heat. >> it's way better than typical october 1. >> we're enjoying it. we're going to do something
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 4:00pm PDT
the winning mayor city, provide a day of service to our youth in our city, and at the same time take the opportunity to visit the thing that's make our city successful. >> that is better than the lame bets mayors usually make. mayor lee did not want to talk about what he would do if detroit wins but it might include a tour of a chevy bolt factoryóá29. >> go to facebook.com and like us first, click the giants logo. that will take to you the page where you can choose to share badges to show your support onñ your wall. >> right now, gas prices are falling in the bay area. slowly. they came?; 829 again overnight.my in oakland, san jose and san francisco. here are the prigss for regular unleaded. $4.34 a gallon in oakland and san jose. had:$45 in san.#ncisco.r wnxd 19 cents to 21 cents since last week. >> investigators on the scene of a deadly crane accident at the port of oakland. >> it happened during a maintenance check this morning. authorities sate man was crushed while working on the crane. >> southern california couple is now charged with murder in the home invasion death of a
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
city block. in the west portal neighborhood of san francisco, abc 7 news. >> investigators trying to figure out what set off a two alarm fire this morning. the fire department says neighbors reported flames coming from the roof of the building. the loud booms likely caused by live ammunition going off inside of the burning house. >> this shell casings become project yils. nose as if coming from a gun, but enough that it may injury you. >> the homeowners suffered burns while escaping the fire. the pets are now missing. >> police are investigating a city 37th homicide of the year. a man shot just before 2:00 in the morning in the 1700 block of rogers avenue in north san jose. police are still searching for the gunman. >> a set back for pg&e in an attempt to get ratepayers 90% of the cost of fixing natural gas pipelines. the california public utilities commission announced it will limit portions to just 36%. the plan requires pg&e to replace 186 miles of pipeline, installing hundreds of shuttoff valves which could have minimized the damage. pg&e says it's disappointed in this decision.
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
selig, the commissioner giving l keep tracking giants and their tour through the city. >> as soon as they make it close. we'll take you back to at and t park. right now to our continuing coverage of hurricane sandy. >> the national guard is on the move to help. 88 left today from moffett field they're head together east coast after the storm pushes through. that unit is pushing up two planes with choppers and water boats it will deploy from charlotte, north carolina. thousands of flights have been cancelled because of hurricane sandy, that is stranding travelers here in the bay area. >> david louie joins us live from san francisco international airport with more, david? >> the question is closing down those airports... the word cancelled appeared all over the boards, some airlines set up areas just to handle paengss. dr. evans and the family saw their flight cancelled yesterday. he has cancer patients scheduled for chemotherapy. >> only way to figure out how to get home before waens was to fly to st. louis through denver with a three-hour layover, then drive to massachusetts. 22 hour
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
police after his wife showed her the bruise she got him from during an argument z she now stands by him, but the mayor and ethics commission want him out. today, an antidomestic violence group held a rally at city hall and called for his removeal. and he his wife called this case a political witch hunt. the meeting is tomorrow afternoon at 2:00. >> there is a judge postponing a hearing to determine how much pacific gas and electric should be fined for the explosion. the california public utilities commission wants the hearing suspended so it can negotiate a deal in private upsetting assemblyman jerry hill. and the judge will decide next monday whether to delay the hearing. >> you could see relief at the gas pump, the governor allowing refineries to begin producing a cheaper winter blend of gasoline, shell martinez oil refinery tells axe bc 7 news it will make the switch as soon as it can but cautions it's not as easy as just flipping a switch. there is a live report on when we can see prices drop is at 5:00. >> and there are investigators looking for clues in a murder of a herk kul use
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
oakland. they say they'll end up in city hall, take back the plaza and establish a new encampment. they're supporters to bring tents, shields and friends. city hall and oakland police department promised to protect free speech rights but anything beyond that will not be tolerated. >> city of oakland don't condone criminal acts. >> police say they will not allow tents to go up and they're ready to respond to violent outbreaks, supplement officers were brought in so that regular 911 calls and patrols could continue without interruption. those i spoke with say occupy oakland is not dead. it's simply experiencing a rebirth. same types calling for those to come together in action have also asked that there not be a smash, violent or vandalism event. >> nick, thank you. vandals trashed a popular nef vatto restaurant targeting the bistro. they wrecked a patio area ripping down doors. despite $5,000 of damage the owner hoping to open for dinner tonight. there have been complaints of people drinking and loitering outside of the restaurant. police stepped up patrols in that area. >> governo
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to a officer involved shooting is headed to city hall. >> they want to speak out against the decision not to charge the officer that shot and killed alan blueford. police say he pointed a handgun at the officer. the district attorney determined the shooting was justified. >> blueford's family will hold a news conference to reveal their findings just before a security council meeting is set to begin. family of supporters have a history of disrupting meetings in protest of blueford's shooting. >> we have breaking news on san francisco bay. a yacht that will be involved in america's cup races just cap sized. sky 7 hd is live over the scene this, is right near golden gate bridge. we zoom out. this is a yacht among those set to race next year in america's cup. as we looked around there are rescue boats around. we didn't see sailors in the water, we presumed they had been rescued. there were a number of vehicles out there. the team has been practicing on the bay for months in smaller boats. this is a 72-footer. >> happening now a bus company for people with disabilities says there was a mis
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 4:00pm PDT
, they say he confessed during videotaped interviews. >> san bruno city council votes on the ouster of the head of the public utilities commission. eight people died when a pg&e pipeline exploded two years ago. the families accused chairman of making back room deals with pg&e. the counsel is calling on senator george mitchell who refused to serve as a mediator in four explosion cases against the utility. >> our navy is smaller now. >> we have fewer horses and bayonetts. the nature of the military has changed. >> both candidates are back on the campaign trail following the final debate. president obama visited florida, governor romney visited nevada and colorado. we'll have more on what the candidates did today ahead at 4:30. >> now stock market, it was a dark day for the dow, certainly. it tumbled today after dupont and xerox missed their earnings. the nasdaq gave back 26 points to close below 3,000. s and p 500 lost 20 points. apple unveiled a smaller ipad called the mini. >> apple unveiled its new ipad mini, but they also unveiled more. the screen is almost two inches smaller and
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 4:00pm PDT
get to -- to the root of the problem. >> residents have started a petition drive. the city council and supervisors will be considering resolutions and jerry hill is in daily contact can with the governor's office. >> the governor needs to have a reason. we're giving him a reason. >> how can governor brown look the other way when you have grieving moms pointing a finger at the fox watching the hen house? >> we did contact the governor's office and... also, the cpuc for their reaction. no response, yet. in san bruno abc 7 news. >> heather, thank you. >> now to your voice, your vote. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney square off in florida tonight. a new abc poll puts candidates in a dead heat. abc 7 news mark matthews joins us now with a preview. mark? >> tonight president obama and mitt romney square off on foreign policy this, is it. a final opportunity to make their case to a national audience. this is a showdown in the sunshine state. reegsent events turned focus overseas. tonight the president and mitt romney expected to spar over the handling of the attack in
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 4:00pm PDT
official, san francisco has a target store. city target now open taking up the second floor of the metrion building different from other targets and it is tail youred to customers with small living lace spaiss. it's also trying something new, opening at 7:00 in the morning and today is what is called soft opening. the grand opening taking place on sunday. >> there is employers outlooking to hire hundreds of workers in the job journal hire event. there are schools looking to hire staff like uc berkeley and the art institute, organizers say the jobs report showing rate below 8% is encouraging. >> lower numbers going. better for everybody out of work that has been looking for work. i think it's -- it's very good. it's positive. >> and it will be on november 13th from 12 to 4:00 p.m. taking place at center concord. >> there is groopon's latest attempts and sobering news for hewlett-packard. we're live for those stories and more. >> china lenovo has taken over as the world's largest pc maker accounting for 15.7% of the global shipments in the third quarter compared to 15.5% it's slim but that e
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 4:00pm PDT
, ed lee giving larry bayer the keys to the city. and a golden broom to commemorate the sweep of the tigers. it was always, always, about the fans. >> thank you for always being there. i thank you. and thank you for making this one of the greatest moments of my life. thank you. >> we went to st. louis. they weren't as loud as you. that is why we won. thank you very much. i want everyone to lose your mind as we do this. this is how we did it. loork look. look. loork! >> sharing that pep rally taking the fans into the dugout was a very special moment. as was how the program ended. tony ben yet singing "i left my heart in san francisco" then the song "we are the champions" was being played. i saw people crying. such a great day. the giants president says hey, can we do this again every october? live at civic center abc 7 news. >> what a party that was. >> i think they're going to need that golden broom on the streets. >> yes. this began on market street. of course. and as larry mentioned just tons of confetti out there. >> we heard carolyn tyler reverence the tony ben yet song, so emoti
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in this case. this latest death as oakland pleets are getting help from the chp to help patrol city streets. >> oakland seeing crime rate skyrocket and homicide rate is 20% higher than it was last year. it's not surprising that the city has called for reenforcements. the city announced cal patrol and sheriff's department will begin helping patrol oakland starting next week. the police department has been under staffed, overworked and outnumbed. the city has been asking for help for the past few weeks and now the governor has authorized the chp to patrol streets. specifics have not been worked out, nor has funding. but the mayor says money is available and police chief admits he needs help. >> as long as they can be here, we can afford them. what i'm asking the sheriff to do is for a 90 day operation, then, reassess. >> i can afford some level of cooperation until my police amad kad mys turn out more officers. >> that may not happen until sometime next year. >> just moments ago police told us there has been an arrest in the arson fire in the law offices of ozzy davis. the latest of w
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
results next week, google is reportedly expanding new york city offices. the search engine is poised to lease 94,000 more square feet of space over in chelsea market area across the street from google's current manhattan headquarters where it occupies 650,000 square feet. we've learned coca-cola is in talks to invest about $10 million in music streaming service spotify after coke reached a deal to add spotify to its marketing since april. they've been facing more competition from rivals like rdo. markets let's take a look at stocks barely budthing today. the s and d managed to eek up, jobless claims slid to a four-year low. your bloomberg silicon valley index closed lower, shares of apple and cisco krifing that down. you talked about this just a moment ago. how would you like snow white to greet your kids by their first name? disney asked for permission to use electronic wrist bands that track customers activity at its parks. this comes as disney is trying to look to new technologies to customize the park experience for all guests. so, kids and kids at heart like us. that is your blo
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Oct 19, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to upper 70s in the north bay. oakland 72 union city. here is the accu-weather forecast. look at the change beginning on sunday night. rain moving in sunday night. rainy monday. rain likely, showers tuesday. chance of rain again on wednesday. a very typical pattern coming in next week. big changes underway. >> yes. thank you. >> coming up next justin timberlake and jessica beal say i do. we have details on the wedding. >> actor tom hampkz let naughty words slip as he get too much into character on "good morning america". >> sky 7 hd live with breaking news in san jose. a big rig jackknifed on northbound 101. the truck blocking 13th street onramp. authorities trying to contain diesel fuel. firefighters on the scene there. no word when northbound 101 will be cleared. we'll keep you posted as we continue on >>> bedlam in a high school football game. that was austin rico. that is a 67 yard field goal to tie the game. they went into overtime. 67 yards believed to be the third longest in high school football history by comparison nfl record is 63 yards. david acres of the 49ers has that ma
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 4:00pm PDT
pacifica are investigating what could be the city's first homicide of the year. it took place this morning. neighbors reported hearing an argument coming from that house. a man in his mid-20s was found dead. the victim lived at that house with his father. >> now, to the football fan stabbed outside sunday's 49ers game for wearing a dallas cowboys jersey. >> vic lee was in the courtroom as accused attackers entered a plea. >> happening now a criminal case against two men charged with stabbing a dallas cowboys fans goes to court. the two men were arraigned this afternoon in the hall of justice. they pleaded not guilty to assault with a deadly weapon. police say they argued with a fan wearing a cowboys jersey at sunday's 49ers game against new york giants. the altercation happening just outside of the parking lot escalated into a fist fight. police say argueos started the brawl. they say the two suspects left for a moment, then returned with vienna carrying a knife. investigators say he stabbed the cowboys fan. then, the two ran off with bistanders chasing them to a nearby street. police made
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